Application Procedure

International Student Admission Procedure

The applications of prospective international students are reviewed on an individual basis, and admission may be offered to every applicant who meets the minimum requirements.

  1. International student applicants must follow the process detailed in the Freshman Application Procedure.

  2. International students are required to submit the following additional documents:

  • I-20 and I-94 (Photocopies of primary and dependent applicants)

  • Visa and Passport (Photocopies of primary and dependent applicants)

  • Verification documents of dependents (if applicable)

  • Proof of financial sponsors (if applicable)

  • Proof of Financial Status (for details see the Application Packet)

I-20 Issuing Procedure

  1. Submission of application documents

  2. Application review by the school

  3. Acceptance notice

  4. Processing Fees $200 (Application fee $100 + Documents processing fee $100)

  5. Issuance of I-20 (3-5 business days)

  6. Apply for F-1 visa at embassy

  7. Entrance into the U.S.

Applicants should contact the Office of Admissions as soon as possible after obtaining a visa. Please note: “You may be refused entry into the U.S. if you attempt to arrive more than 30 days before the program start date listed on your SEVIS I-20 form.” ( A Form I-20 form is issued only to the student who is accepted to the school. The issued I-20 form is not an F-1 visa. Students may consult legal advisor(s) for other necessary documents to obtain an F-1 visa